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Is The Economy Suffering From Secular Stagnation?

Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, of the Brookings Institution, about secular stagnation: the problem of building consumer demand at a time when people are less motivated to spend.
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Size Matters: Why Apple Is Expected To Unveil A Bigger iPhone

Pushed by rivals like Samsung, Apple is likely to announce bigger iPhones on Tuesday. Users of bigger-screen devices say they prefer their larger images and the ability to see multiple apps together.
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Harvard Study Says Economy Is 'Doing Half Its Job.' Guess Which Half.

An alumni survey by the school found much more optimism about the future of America's companies than that of its workers. More than 4 in 10 think employee pay and benefits are set to shrink.
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Could Great Lakes Fisheries Be Revived Through Fish Farms?

This summer, Michigan's aquaculture industry took a step forward. And that has touched off a debate over whether the Great Lakes are an appropriate place for fish farming.
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Chick-Fil-A Founder Credited His Success To Christian Principles

The founder of the popular Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, S. Truett Cathy, died on Monday at the age of 93. Cathy was as well-known for his chicken sandwich as for his Christian values.
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Try This On For Size: Personal Styling That Comes In The Mail

Too busy for the mall? Online services like Stitch Fix and Trunk Club attempt to re-create personal shopping relationships of yesterday, powered by today's data analytics.
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Healthy Food? Huddle House Won't Be Serving That Anytime Soon

Huddle House says its customers don't want healthy options or calorie counts. But by defying healthy trends, the chain seems increasingly — and unapologetically — out of step with the competition.
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From A Chinese Apartment To Wall Street Darling: The Rise Of Alibaba

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's initial public stock offering in New York is expected to be one of the biggest ever. It's come a long way since a former English teacher founded it in 1999.
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Chick-Fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy Dies At 93

S. Truett Cathy's Chick-fil-A has now grown to $5 billion in annual sales, and its stores still close on Sundays, reflecting its founder's religious beliefs.
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Electrolux To Buy General Electric's Appliance Business

In taking on GE appliances, Electrolux will more than double its home appliance sales in the U.S. As part of the deal, Electrolux will continue using the GE appliances brand for that product line.

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